MS-13 member sentenced

A U.S. District Court Judge sentenced a Silver Spring MS-13 gang member to two consecutive sentences of life in prison on federal racketeering charges Monday.
Judge Peter J. Messitte sentenced Silver …

MS-13 and a parade

Gang violence isn’t new in Montgomery County. It isn’t new anywhere in the country.It is dangerous and serious, but the federal government has never been particularly good about dealing with the probl…

Gang membership and criminal sentencing

The Trump Administration just recently announced that it was making a priority of prosecuting members of gangs that commit criminal acts, and in particular members of the gang known as MS-13. Maryland…

Five arrested in Gaithersburg murder

Montgomery County police arrested five people in connection with the murder of 22-year-old New Jersey man Jordy Mejia, which police believe is gang-related.
Police charged Neris Moreno, 19 years old …